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Qiang Bjornbak first met Hongying Jian at the Mandarin Baptist Church in Alhambra. The two women connected again by coincidence when a client of Bjornbak’s turned out to be friends with Jian. Jian went by her married name, Nancy Liu. And, said Bjornback, people also called her friend something else: “Sister Sunshine.” “She was a
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My Nhan was a regular at the Star Ballroom for more than a decade, choosing the Los Angeles-area dance hall popular with older Asian Americans as the place to “start the year fresh” with Lunar New Year celebrations, her niece said. Her family now takes some solace knowing that Nhan, one of 11 people shot
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The Justice Department and eight states sued Google on Tuesday, alleging that its dominance in digital advertising harms competition as well as consumers and advertisers — including the U.S. government. The government alleges that Google’s plan to assert dominance has been to “neutralize or eliminate” rivals through acquisitions and to force advertisers to use its
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The Biden administration’s announcement Thursday, Jan. 19, that $930 million would be allocated to 10 Western states to reduce wildfire dangers was welcome news to U.S. Forest Service officials in Southern California. Nathan Judy, spokesman for the Cleveland National Forest — the southernmost national forest in California, consisting of 460,000 acres — said it has
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LOS ANGELES — LA Sanitation’s citywide organics program began Monday, with officials encouraging residents to begin disposing of food scraps and food-soiled paper in their green bins along with existing yard waste. The program is part of an effort to abide by Senate Bill 1383, which requires jurisdictions to reduce organic waste disposal from landfills
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